Current Alerts

Exotic Plant Pest: Tomato Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip

Biosecurity SA has implemented a new Condition 17 of the Plant Quarantine Standard South Australia, imposing restrictions and prohibitions on hosts in the solanaceae and convolvulaceae families. This directly effects well-known products like potatoes…

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Pulpy Kidney alert - Flinders Ranges

Livestock producers in the Hawker/Cradock and Flinders Ranges region are being advised that pulpy kidney (enterotaxaemia) may be contributing to recent livestock deaths in the area and they should vaccinate as soon as possible.Read the full media rel…

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News

Stage 2 of 90-day transport project begins as first stage reaps millions in benefits

4 April 2017

The second stage of a transport project - which has already reaped an estimated $56m in benefits to primary producers - is set to start with a new survey launched at Country Cabinet.

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New Natural Resources Centre and Regional Hub to centralise services in Clare

4 April 2017

A new Natural Resources Centre and Regional Hub will be officially opened in Clare today, a 'one stop shop' where the community can seek information and advice about natural resource management in the region.

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Six wineries in the Clare Valley share in almost $122,000 in funding

3 April 2017

The Clare Valley wine region is set to reap the benefits of the State Government's new $1.8 million Wine Industry Development Scheme, designed to boost visitor numbers and support the wine industry.

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New businesses boost for Mid North

3 April 2017

The Mid North region will receive an economic boost with the establishment of a diverse range of new enterprises.

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$3.18 million State Government commitment to Bundaleer Reservoir water

3 April 2017

A $3.18 million commitment from the Regional Development Fund announced today backs the State Government's commitment to making water available for agricultural use from the Bundaleer Reservoir.

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Play your part in protecting King George Whiting

2 April 2017

Recreational fishers can take part in an exciting 'citizen science' initiative throughout April to help protect South Australia's iconic King George Whiting species.

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SA's oyster industry responds to short term challenges

31 March 2017

South Australia's oyster industry is optimistic for the long term future of the local industry, more than a year after it was affected by the outbreak of Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS) in Tasmania.

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Celebrate South Australia - The Seafood State on 31 March

31 March 2017

South Australians are being encouraged to jump onboard the moniker 'SA - The Seafood State' as the country celebrates Sustainable Seafood Day on Friday 31 March.

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Potential for regional outbreaks of mice in autumn-winter

30 March 2017

There is a high risk of outbreaks of mice in most regions this autumn/winter.

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South Australia celebrates best ever harvest

30 March 2017

The final numbers are in and South Australia's grain growers have delivered a record-breaking grain harvest, producing 11.1 million tonnes in 2016-17 - or enough to fill the Adelaide Oval to the top of the highest stand 15.6 times.

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Kate Husband - Communications Manager, Primary Industries
Email: Kate.Husband@sa.gov.au
Phone: 0423 296 579

Celia Brissenden - Communications Manager, Regional Development
Email: celia.brissenden@sa.gov.au


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